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Nuclear waste is safe to store in our suburbs, not just the bush - Link to article

 

Article from Ben Heard and Barry Brook 

Discussion on the Muckaty Station Decision and what it means for Radioactive Waste Storage in Australia

http://theconversation.com/nuclear-waste-is-safe-to-store-in-our-suburbs...


IAEA training meeting Darwin August 2012

All presentations from the “Training Meeting on Effective Regulatory and Environmental Management of Uranium Production” held  during August 2012 in Darwin are now available for download from the IAEA website.

WA NORM Guidelines revised

Managing naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) in mining and mineral processing
 

 

The NORM guideline is issued by Resources Safety under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994, and has been endorsed by the Mining Industry Advisory Committee. The first edition was published in 2008. It has been reviewed and revised to include uranium mining.
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Uranium Is So Last Century — Enter Thorium, the New Green Nuke

After it has been used as fuel for power plants, the thorium leaves behind minuscule amounts of waste. And that waste needs to be stored for only a few hundred years, not a few hundred thousand like other nuclear by-products. Because it’s so plentiful in nature, thorium is virtually inexhaustible. It’s also one of only a few substances that acts as a thermal breeder, in theory creating enough new fuel as it breaks down to sustain a high-temperature chain reaction indefinitely. And it would be virtually impossible for the by-products of a thorium reactor to be used by terrorists or anyone else to make nuclear weapons.

Read more at Wired Magazine at http://www.wired.com/magazine/2009/12/ff_new_nukes/

WA uranium mine working within three years

Western Australian Resources Minister Norman Moore said yesterday he expected a uranium mine to be up and running in WA within three years, a target the Greens have described as ambitious and a concern.
 
In a speech to the Australian Uranium Summit in Fremantle, Mr Moore said the Government was aware of five companies that intended to develop uranium deposits in WA and he expected at least one project to be working within three years.

Full story in the West Australian

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Olympic Dam Expansion Project draft EIS released

The long wait is over...the draft EIS for the Olympic Dam Expansion Project is now available. The draft EIS, along with many other explanatory documents and videos, can be viewed at:

http://www.bhpbilliton.com/bb/odxEis.jsp

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Cameco eager to start Kintyre drilling plan

Canadian uranium giant Cameco Corp is building a 40-person mine camp and preparing for a groundbreaking drilling program at its Kintyre project in the east Pilbara, less than a year after buying the worldclass asset off Rio Tinto for $US495 million ($692 million).

Read more in the West Australian...

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